2016-2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytellers Share Their Insights

2016-2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytellers Share Their Insights

(Above L-R) National Geographic Society’s David Braun and fellows Ishan Thakore, Tim McDonnell, Kevin McLean, Lauren Ladov, and Christiana Botic “When you spend your time in places that haven’t been investigated, you can transform our understanding of those places. We tend to think of the world as a well-explored place — but the reality is,

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July 21, 2017 0

5-time Fulbrighter Dr. Mary Norton to Co-Chair UN Intergenerational Dialogues Event

5-time Fulbrighter Dr. Mary Norton to Co-Chair UN Intergenerational Dialogues Event

Dr. Mary Norton’s first Fulbright grant was to the University of Jordan in Amman, where she helped develop the first graduate program in nursing in the region. This initial experience led to what she calls a “multiplier effect.” Dr. Norton, who is Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Global Academic Initiatives at Felician

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July 17, 2017 0

Carnegie Endowment Celebrates Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th Anniversary

Carnegie Endowment Celebrates Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th Anniversary

(Above, L-R) Claire Reade, Richard C. Bush, Douglas H. Paul, Yuri Yao-Tsung Chih On June 27, 2017, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., hosted an expert panel and discussion to celebrate Fulbright Taiwan’s 60th anniversary of educational exchange. Since its inception, Fulbright Taiwan has financed over 3000 U.S. and Taiwan grantees, and

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July 6, 2017 0

Danielle Cho Selected for YOA Global Leaders Mission to Argentina in July

Danielle Cho Selected for YOA Global Leaders Mission to Argentina in July

The Fulbright Association partners with the Global Leaders Program, a YOA Youth Orchestra of the Americas initiative, to provide scholarships for Fulbright alumni to participate in missions to teach music to underserved youth around the world. Founded by Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg, YOA is a world-class symphony orchestra of musicians aged 18-30

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June 10, 2016 0

New Book on Starting a Career Working for Peace from Fulbrighter David J. Smith

New Book on Starting a Career Working for Peace from Fulbrighter David J. Smith

In 2015, the worldwide refugee population topped 60 million for the first time since WWII – and the population is growing. Indeed, as globalization continues to unite diverse nations and peoples, it is also turning problems such as regional war and environmental degradation into worldwide issues, while prompting troubling reactionary movements in Western countries and

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May 19, 2016 0